Open access under scrutiny: Joint Position Statement on the Bonn Call-for-Action 2013-12-02


"The idea behind open access publishing is generally good as it offers researchers worldwide
the opportunity to access information they might otherwise not be able to use. Most scientific
journals have consequently been considering how to incorporate open access into their business
models.  Now, a recent news article by John Bohannon entitled ‘Who’s afraid of peer review’ [1]
not only leads to open access being put into doubt, it also dampens the morale of aspiring
authors and has surely led to many authors scurrying to check the authenticity of the open
access journals they had published in. It puts the practice, if not the whole concept, of peer
review into question ..."


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Tags: oa.business_models oa.publishers oa.peer_review oa.quality oa.credibility oa.statement oa.predatory oa.iopscience oa.journals

Date tagged:

12/02/2013, 07:24

Date published:

12/02/2013, 02:23